Schocken Books Inc, Paperback, 9780805211986, 212pp.
Publication Date: February 7, 2006
“Read this book . . . Think what a gift of lyric language and style, of emotion purified by pain this is.”
—Anne Roiphe, Los Angeles Times
“Appelfeld reimagines the place of his own origins through a perspective that in its generosity of feeling recalls Tolstoy and Chekhov.”
—Judith Grossman, The New York Times Book Review